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34 Inspirational Grandparents Day Quotes That’ll Give You All the Feels


“A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.”
Mother and daughter, holding hands and laughing, sitting on a park bench.

on August 09, 2020

The world’s most beloved grandma Betty White once wisely said, "The older you get, the better you get. Unless you're a banana." And she has a point! Honestly, what did we do to deserve grandparents? When you were a kid, they let you stay up late to watch movies when you slept at their house. Now that you have kids of your own, you roll your eyes at your rents when your kids get dropped off looking so content and sleepy. Thankfully, we have a national holiday to celebrate the grannies (and grandpas) in our lives. Grandparents Day gives us all the chance to honor our elders. If you’re stumped on how to say thanks to mimi, check out our list of funny and inspirational quotes all about Grandparents Day.

Funny Grandparents Day Quotes

“I'm not spoiled. I'm just well taken care of by my grandparents.”  —Unknown

“You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.”  —Proverb

“Grandparents are the best kind of grownups.”  —Unknown

“Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.” -- Gene Perret

“If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.”  —Italian proverb

Famous Grandparents Day Quotes 

“Grandmothers are voices of the past and role models of the present. Grandmothers open the doors to the future.”  —Helen Ketchum

“One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather.”  —Joy Hargrove

“Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old.”  —Mary H. Waldrip

“A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.”  —Erma Bombeck

“Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels.”  —Lexie Saige

"The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent."  —Sam Levenson

“A child needs a grandparent, anybody's grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.”  —Charles and Ann Morse

“Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins.”  —Joyce Allston

“The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy.”  —Sam Levenson

“What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure.”  —Gene Perret

“Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent.” —Donald A. Norberg

“Family is the most important thing in the world.”  —Princess Diana

“A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.”  —Lois Wyse

“If you would civilize a man, begin with his grandmother.”   —Victor Hugo

"No spring, nor summer hath such grace. As I have seen in one autumnal face."  —John Donne

“Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.”  —Doug Larson

“Every house needs a grandmother in it.”  —Louisa May Alcott

“Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.”  —Lois Wyse

Inspirational Grandparents Day Quotes

“The old are the precious gem in the center of the household.”  —Chinese Proverb

“Some of our greatest blessings call us grandma and grandpa.” —Unknown

“A grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.”  —Unknown

“There’s no place like home except grandma’s.”  —Unknown

“Grandparents are like stars. You don't always see them, but you know they're there.”  —Unknown

“Grandchildren are a grandparent's link to the future. Grandparents are the child's link to the past.”  — Unknown

“When my arms can’t reach my grandchildren, I hug them with my prayers.”  —Unknown

“Grandparents make the world a little softer, a little kinder, and a little warmer.”  —Unknown

“Children brought up by their grandparents are generally spoiled.”  —Spanish Proverb

“Grandparents hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever.”  —Unknown

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